It looks like Xavi Hernandez will get his first big signing since taking the reins of Barcelona. A report from Marca claim the La Liga giants could finally reach an agreement with Manchester City for the transfer of Ferran Torres.
Since then, it became crystal clear that rebuild couldn't wait any longer and changes were expected to come by winter. However, the club's financial crisis suggested it would be hard for Xavi to land new players that fast, but Barca may have found the way to afford Ferran.
Report: Barcelona's plan to sign Ferran Torres from Man City
Barcelona are undoubtedly one of the most attractive destinations for any soccer player on Earth. But at the end of the day, their prestige is not enough if they can't afford what the biggest names in world soccer demand.
Torres would make his way to Camp Nou in a €55 million move ($62m) plus €10m ($11m) in add ons. It remains to be seen whether this will be the answer for El Blaugrana's problems or just another blow for their finances.